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, the oakland a's will be one of the first teams to debut a new app that gives fans the option to upgrade seats mid game. major league baseball's app searches for empty sets and gets users the option to upgrade their seat for a fee. it goes when sates are unsold or the season ticketholders are a no show. prices have not been set according to the chronical but any additional sales for otherwise unusualed seats is considered a win for the team. >>> a group of hackers are trying expose records at oakland city hall with the blessing of city officials. as mike reports, it's part of a larger nationwide project to make city data more accessible for everyone. everyone. >> reporter: this is a picture of oakland radical today. >> picking up the title. >> reporter: some two dozen hackers meeting tonight working on making city records more accessible and getting help from at least two city hall officials there, as well. it's called open oakland and part of a national effort called code for america. >> i used to be occupied. >> reporter: miguel a freelance of the ware developer was one of them. >> th
homicide in oakland has left a woman dead in the street and police searching for her killer. paul chambers live with why thea tack is bringing terrible memories back. . >> reporter: some would say the shooting is just another killing in oakland. however for the mother of the victim it's a repeat because it was almost five-years ago to the date she lost her son in the same exact spot. kimberly celebrated her birthday two weeks ago. >> a really happy person. she really didn't fool with nobody. >> reporter: she was -- she was gunned down this morning in west oakland. >> when officers arrived they found a female. she was laying in the street and had died of fatal gun shot wounds. . >> reporter: the suspect walked up, fired and left the area in a car. police will review video taken by cameras in the area to help find the shooter. >> scary when i got there. i was like same spot my brother was in. that's where her brother got killed. >> reporter: harvey's mother said it was to familiar. back in march of 2008 her son, hunter was also gunned down almost in the exact same area his sister was kill
the bucket. 63 degrees in napa 63 in red wood city and 64 in oakland as well as an jobbing -- antioch. this is the strongest i have seen this breeze in a few days. tomorrow we will wake up with morning low clouds and the on shore breeze will continue and cooler air will be pooling in, in time for monday. this system here 655 miles off the coastline is not going to bring us any rain but it will bring us a ridge of high pressure through the weekend. as we get through tomorrow, this ridge shifting off to the east, the system that will move closer to the coast is not going to bring us any rain but again will kick up the sea breeze and will bring back the high clouds in the forecast and a cooler week ahead. temperatures for tomorrow afternoon are cooler than what we had today and the trend will continue as we get into tuesday and wednesday. here is the forecast model, a few clouds are hanging off the coastline and they will be hanging back as we get into tonight and tomorrow morning and we will wake up with low clouds and high country will continue for the afternoon. i will back it up and
of the oakland a's. last year them going to the playoffs had to be the biggest story in all of baseball, why nobody from management to the players think it was a fluke. we are coming right back after this. >>> new tonight at 6:00 p.m., cruelty in the prison system? >> making noise in downtown oakland, the fight underway for inmates who say they are being tortured. >> and they lost their only child in the sandy hook elementary school massacre. >> unstable gunman changed our lives. >> the plea these parents have for the bay area brightest, tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. isn't technology supposed to make life easier? at chase we're pioneering innovations that make banking simple. deposit a check with a photo. pay someone with an email. and bank seamlessly with our award-winning mobile app. take a step forward... and chase what matters. i really like your new jetta! and you want to buy one like mine because it's so safe, right? yeah... yeah... i know what you've heard -- iihs top safety pick for $159 a month -- but, i wish it was more dangerous, like a monster truck or dune buggy!
night across the bay at a home in oakland. >> oakland police department started surveillance, they developed probable cause and ordered a warrant. a weapon was recovered and several people were detained. >> the ar15 are given to officers who are especially trained. >>> oakland police say they've recovered a priceless item stolen from the museum. what we learned about the suspect taken into custody. >>> today a memorial was held for -- the caskets of sergeant lauren butch baker and detective elizabeth butler will be on display on ocean street between 3:00 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. tomorrow and the public is invited. the city of santa cruz announced that free vouchers will be available at san jose's hp pavilion. buses will leave from santa cruz and scotts valley. >>> ktvu will air the funeral live on thursday march 7th. >>> it is a record day on wall treat. -- wall street. the dow was up at 125. our consumer editor tom vacar here now and tells us how those numbers can trickle down and affect everyone. >> reporter: it was a great day on wall street but also here on main street in wal
>>> oakland police released this video of a brazen robbery as they announce several arrests in a crime sweep that was months in the making. good evening i'm gasia mikaelian. >> and i'm frank somerville. that video is one reason why police were sweeping streets. we have the blunt statement from the chief of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a h
and released this afternoon. he was charged with two counts of lewd acts with a child. he coached at oakland bishop odouse high school. >>> a batch of marijuana laced brownnies could be the cause of the sickening of some teenagers. >> reporter: these brownnies were passed around at wood shop. the district will only confirm five students got sick but some family members have been here in the hospital today insist it was more than that. as kids walked out of martin luther king middle school they had already heard the news. someone was handing out brownnies laced with marijuana. >> reporter: eduardo palomino says his for did not know what was in the brownnie. >> she felt drowsiness, tired, numbness, tingling. >> the school district has to take action on this like right away. it's not acceptable. >> reporter: the girl's family say it is school told them the brownnies and cookies came from a near by high school student. the principal would not talk to us. the district says it's also launched disciplinary action but won't say how many students are involved. >> i am very much aware that there's dru
. prosecutors say he coached baseball in oakland and palo alto and run as traveling baseball club -- runs a traveling baseball club. >> part of golden gate park was shut down this afternoon after a man discovered a hand grenade. >> the bomb squad was called out and blew up the device. a man found it at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon while using a metal detector. >> i flagged down a park guy. he was driving by after i found it. i flagged him down. everybody says yeah, that is a grenade. >> no one was hurt and the park reopened after 3:30 p.m. >>> woman has been reunited with her two young sons who were kidnapped and held in mexico since 2011. the loys have now -- the boys have now been returned to their mother. authorities say a couple promised to bring them to her in the united states but instead kidnapped them. the fbi found them and arrested the couple. >>> fight is forcing a man from his home after he tried to find a way to pay his mortgage. ktvu's rob roth is live in oakland. >> reporter: this afternoon this house in east oakland was sold for 183,000 by a bank, even though the owner lived h
of oakland and coming up you'll hear the plan of keeping the city safe. >>> and legal or not? the battle heats up over the states and legalizing marijuana. how the government is responding. ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ♪ [ engine revs ] [ female announcer ] small... [ engine revs ] wicked... ♪ and now... ♪ topless. ♪ the fiat 500 abarth cabrio. ♪ >>> we continue our coverage now of the breaking news that we first told you about at the top of the newscast of an apparent homicide taking place in san jose. this happened more than an hour ago when police got a report of a man who was found stabbed to death here. news chopper 2 is above the area at guadalupe oak grove park. again we are continuing to follow this apparent homicide, taking place in san jose as we get more information, and we'll be certain to update you. >>> the new consultant tanked with taking out oakland's crime plan, and former l.a. police chief bill bratton talked about the issues and what he needs from city leaders. >> officially on the payroll here and the press conference just w
the owner hadn't been living there for a few years. >>> the search for a woman shifted to west oakland today after reports that she had been spotted in that area. ktvu sal tells us her family is baffled, especially because of how she acted on the phone. the night before she disappeared. >> the search for 31-year-old erica continues. family members say it has been an emotional time. >> our family is struggling right now emotionally and physically. we are all very tired and this ordeal has taken a tremendous toll on all of us. >> she has been missing since thursday. family members say they became worried after she failed to make a flight to see her brother. the last image was taken thursday morning at this bakery at the corner of 34th and telegraph in oakland. it shows her stressed out in workout gear. she was looking forward to visiting him in dallas, he says she seemed to be in a cheerful mood when they spoke on the phone the night before. >> i told her what to pack, you know. she talked about that. family a continuing to canvas neighborhoods today, putting up fliers that offer a $1 ,000
in strategies, the policing plan that goes in effect in oakland this weekend. >>> how warm will it be for the weekend. i'll get specific with the warmest cities for saturday and sunday. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ . >>> updating the developing news on a missing man from scotts valley of the we learned that matthew abraham has been located in salt lake city, at the beginning of the newscast he was seen in sparks nevada yesterday. these are photos from that video shows abraham. 20 minutes ago we learned he's been located in salt lake city. the sheriff department just spoke in reporters, saying that a relative of abraham is in salt lake city and going to go get him and brin
oakland were involved in a fight between two groups. one victim was stabbed in the neck, the other on the head. investigators trying to determine what type of weapon bass used. >> it could be prevented. i don't know why they are continuing to serve people who are clearly intoxicated. one person was treated and released. >> >> friends and family gathering to mourn the death of a mother and her two sons. they were killed in a car crash march third. a sunnyvale man faces three counts of vehicular homicide along with felony dui charges. services set for tomorrow morning. >> >> investigators say they are looking at a possible -- it happened saturday night at a race track in merriesville north of sacramento. witnesses say it appeared some type of mechanical problem drip by seven 10-year-olds, chase johnson to careen off the race track and hit two spectators. one of those killed was marcus' cousin, marcus johnson. johnson, the driver was not seriously hurt. >> >> oakland police are moving ahead with a plan to divide the cities into districts. kelley rasmussen is live to explain how opd is
was not a factor. allie rasmus, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police arrested three men last night in oakland after a high-speed chase and think the suspects might be linked to crimes in hayward and san jose. it ended after the car they were in spun out. it started in hayward when officers tried to pull the driver or for driving under the for the fluence. police -- influence. police think they were involved in a shooting. >> there was a incident that involved a shooting from a vehicle. we are determining whether or not this vehicle was involved in that. >> police are also investigating whether the three men were involved in a armed robbery and shooting in san san jose. >>> the castro district will be the scene of a rally and march in support of same-sex marriage. ktvu's noelle walker is live where the supreme court court, all eyes on the supreme court. >> reporter: we have seen a few people here with signs and flags. they are starting to set up for a huge rally and march to city hall. supreme court is taking up the debate tomorrow and this is not a black and white issue. there are a number of ways
's identity. >>> authorities say a car full of teenagers crashed in oakland this morning while on the run from highway patrol. it began around 1:00 this morning. they tried to pull over the older model toyota sedan because they suspected the driver was drunk. the car eventually plowed in to a fence at west grand avenue and campbell streets. there were five teenagers in the car. the injuries ranged from minor to serious. >>> firefighters are investigating a suspicious fire at independence high school. they saw flames burning the extd ing inside. firefighters quickly knocked down the fire in less than an hour. no one was hurt. investigators are still trying x tent of the damage to the school. >>> a fire last night in campbell displaced an unknown number of senior residents. the fire broke out at about 10:30 p.m. at wesley manner on hamilton avenue. santa clara county firefighters evacuated those living on the 12th floor. no reports of injuries. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >>> gilroy police arrested a man and are looking for two others in a bar fight stabbing. officers were
. >>> there is something new in the trees that oakland zoo. they opened their newest exhibit today, animals of the trees. three south america species. zoo says it is the first north america zoo to put it together. they are small primates and they are a relative of the raccoon. both are active during the day. >>> some government conferences are coming under fire, why congress started to investigate them and how much they cost taxpayers. >> and the boys of summer are back. we will take you to at&t park where the giants and a's will face-off. >> and our ktvu channel 2 news ipad app is ready todownload -- to download. watch news, weather, traffic and breaking news, anytime, anywhere. [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf... is more fun than ever. sees better than ever. ♪ charges faster. and will charge. cool. and heat. from your phone. fact: leaf never needs gas. ever. good for the world. built in america. now, leaf's an easier choice than ever. ♪ shop at choosenissan.com. ♪ >>> ktvu channel 2 news learned a committee is investigating government conferences held in san francisco. they
in oakland. mike, you were able to track down the little boy's mother today? >> reporter: that's right, frank, and she told me that little elijah turned 1 on march 14 and two weeks later, here he is rushed to the hospital in oakland with a bullet fragment in his neck, and she is just grateful that he is alert and laughing and alive. >> he is doing wonderful. he is a tough little guy. >> reporter: a tough 1-year-old who was visiting at this apartment complex at 1:15 yesterday afternoon when suddenly -- gunfire on the shot spotter. 19 shots recorded in less than six seconds. listen again and then listen to elijah's mother. [gunshots] >> all i heard was his grandpa coming and saying gunshots. and i thought only of my son. >> thank god. i could have had three or four funerals in the home. >> reporter: one police source said that the gunman was firing on a man on a bicycle outside the complex on west macdonald. >> this used to be under control. >> reporter: elijah's mother said that one of the bullets hit him, and the gunman was not caught. >> i forgive the guy for who done this and hope he gets h
people including aspiring oakland rapper kenneth cherry, jr. in las vegas. five others were injured: in less than two hours the los gatos city council is expect today hold a heated debate over the sale of guns in that city. the city council is set to discuss whether to adopt an urgency ordnance which would place a temporary moratorium ton sale of guns in stores. the issue was sparked after a store that sales guns opened shortly after the newtown school massacre in december. tem mrer sports has been the target of protests since then by resident who is don't want the store selg guns. >>> we're learning more tonight about the man who died while competing in the annual escape from alcatraz try yat lon yesterday. 46-year-old ross ellen jer died about 7:30 in the morning during the swimming portion of the reyes. he was from texas. reyes officials say he apparently died of a heart attack after plunging into the cold bay water. the depth is believed to be the first in the 33-year history of that competition. >>> this condominium complex was evacuated this amp after a construction crew ruptu
't know how taapproach the situation -- to approach the situation. >> the fair was held in oakland. veterans and military spouses were able to meet with employers from 35 agencies and companies. >> i work in the mental health field, so i am hope figure they have any positions here in that type of field i would love to look into that. >> the event is part of a national campaign to engage the business community in committing to hire 500,000 veterans and military spouses by the end of 2014. organizers helped 14,000 vets find employment over the past two years. >>> the army private accused in the wikileaks case pleaded guilty. private first class bradley manning admitted to illegal possession of classified material but denies he aided the enemy. bradley manning takes full responsibility for his actions and sent hundreds of thousands of reports to the wikileaks. >>> over an hour ago firefighters put out a fire at a texas refinery. they extinguished the fire in texas city, texas. the cause is still under investigation. no one was hurt. >>> the president weighs in on proposition 8, late r
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. >> the eye exams focus on kids in san francisco and oakland. parents aren't always aware of when their child sees poorly. >> they are surprised. my kids can see fine. >> the program is operated by the organization prevent blindness northern california. >>> clicking the "like" button could reveal perm information about -- personal information about your personality. they say "likes" that have less obvious connections reveal more information. they compared 4 million personalities with facebook "likes." >>> the archbishop of san francisco is calling for a special mass to mark the beginning of the papal conclave. >> even those lost money on the market today, the red hot market could be great news at the cash register. >>> complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. >> tomorrow the papal conclave begins when cardinals meet in rome behind closed doors till a new pope is elected. this papal conclave holds special meaning to catholics in the bay area. ktvu's ken pritchett continues our coverage live in fran and tells us -- in san francisco and tells
, business owners are calling for help. live at oakland with all the damage, john? >> reporter: you can see what vandals have done. graffiti all over. it's done in acid so it's permanent. 17 street between franklin and oakland buses with shoppers during the day. sometimes at night different visitors come with a different purpose. >> the glue was sprayed into the locks. >> reporter: someone filled door locks and pad locks with glue. >> this is like something that someone would've had to have brought something with them, pre planning it. >> reporter: there has been plenty of vandalism. >> we some on the walls and awning. >> reporter: police said they received no reports after the glue attack. >> there is a lot of security walking around in the day time and they care and do what they can but we need someone at night. >> reporter: this lady owning a store needs more step. >> we need hell's angels, black panthers or whoever can help us keep from closing our doors. >> we've tolerated too much negative behavior. we talk abo
popped up around oakland. let's go to our chief meteorologist bill martin. it was light rain but this is what you call it. >> it's not going much for anybody. looks good on the radar. look at live storm tracker 2. you think oh boy that's a good looking system. but most of the strong level dynamics are staying offshore. what's happening is its spinning moisture up toward us. the dynamic are pretty light. there's moisture. i'm getting light rain in the peninsula. light rain in san jose and windsor i'm getting reports of light rain. we'll go up to the north bay. when you see it real light, a lot of times the radar picks this up and whatever is coming from the sky is either basic light drips or evaporating before it hits the ground. in this case i think we see a little bit of evaporation. out in the sunset district we're getting reports of light sprinkles and drizzle. maybe slowing you down a little bit. out toward emeryville. getting a little bit of sprinkle activity in the oakland area. then you head south bay and you get a little bit more. this deal in san jose looks like it h
, maybe 10 degrees warmer in arizona and i want to mention, for sure, we will cover the oakland a's tomorrow, give them equal time because we get plenty e-mails saying we favor the giants, they are the world champions but the a's won the american league western division, lots of optimism there and we will be in phoenix tomorrow. in the mean time, from arizona where the giants beat the reds today. mark ibanez, back to you. >> thank you. >>> the chiefs today introduced alex smith as the team's new quarterback. the 49ers traded alex smith to the chiefs. he was the number one over all pick in the draft and the 9ers starting quarterback till the middle of last season when he suffered a concussion and colin kaepernick replaced him. >>> plan that will get a student back on the city counsel. they walked in with the redistricting map. students make up 25% of the population but have no voice in city politics. they blame it on gerrymandering two decades ago. >> unfortunate students are split across four districts. over -- 20 years ago it was intentionally done so students wouldn't be in one
medical issues like i do. it's great because sometimes i can't get out. >> in oakland and piedmont the meals on wheels program delivers about 750 meals per day to home-bound seniors. >>> forgetting your reusable grocery bags is going to cost you a little more. the cost of a paper bag has just gone from 10-cents to 25 cents per bag. on april 22nd, earth day, the county plans to extend its plastic bag ban to include restaurants. officials say the goal of the law here is to keep plastic bags off of beaches to prevent polluting month ray bay. >>> governor jerry brown says he's come up with one way for courts to justify set budget cuts. california courts would charge $10 for each public record search. resulting in fewer courtrooms in use an higher fees. opponents say that such a move would restrict access to files the public has a right to view. >>> the u.s. senate passed a spending bill that will keep the government open through the end of september. it locks in $85 billion in spending cuts from the recent sequester. those will mean furloughs and cut backs. the measure goes to the hous
minutes, what organizers are doing differently for oakland's first friday street fair, after a deadly shooting there last month. >> and a very special bay area blood donors gathered for a reunion today. we'll show you the young boy who brought them all together.
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